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to bring? >> reporter: jennifer thomas is an english teacher who isn't looking forward to her five days off. but district employees decided to accept five furlough days in order to avoid lay offs. it amounts to almost a 3% pay loss. but for thomas the real loss is the crucial instruction time for students. in all, 1,200 nonteaching workers will be gone for good. >> we'll probably start to get a sense o that next summertime when we start to see our text results rolling in and thinking about the curriculum we didn't get to share are our students. >> reporter: students say that a week off sound pretty good, but not in terms of their education. >> you can't recover certain things like that. >> we have home work but we're going to be missing so much material that's available to us in class, we're talking to teachers and interacting with students. we have so much material to cover this year and it's going to be so hard to regain that when we come back. >> reporter: the district decided to go with five consecutive days because students have a series of uninterrupted weeks before and after the furl
when the district has lost $43 million in state funding, jennifer thomas says five days off isn't just time that can be made up later. >> will the kids learn what they need to learn? are we going to be told that we're not working hard enough if students aren't reaching the standards they need to reach on their year-end standardized test, are the students on breakfast and lunch going to get nutrition they need. >> reporter: along with the 32,000 students, 1800 teachers and 1200 classified non- teaching jobs are taking what amounts to a 2 1/2% pay cut? everybody is doing it not only for the kids because it's the money that we're that we're saving on our budget, but it's also we're doing it for each other, because it's saving jobs. >> reporter: everyone grease the ones that need to adjust the most is the students. >> i really need to interact with my teacher to get the perspective on the work because it's totally different when you get the teacher's perspective. >> i'm hoping we're not going to have to cram too much and have to accelerate to catch up where we mitts missed. >> reporter: t
are they asking us to write? >> reporter: jennifer thomas is an english teacher at high school who isn't looking forward to her five days off starting october 4th. but employees decided to accept 5 furlough days in order to avoid layoffs in a year when the district has lost $40 million in state funding. it amounts to almost a 3% pay cut but for thomas the reel loss is the crucial instruction time for students. in all, 32,000 students, 1800 teachers, as well as 1200 non- teaching workers will be gone next week. >> there is no good at all and in fact the damage to the students is probably incal que hasselbeck. we'll probably get a sense of that next summertime when we see the test results rolling in and thinking about the curriculum we didn't get to share with the kids at the end of the school year. >> reporter: students acknowledge having time off sounds good in some ways but not in the big picture of their lives. >> it's not easy because a lot of us have extracurricular activities that occur and where those are invaluable, you're no -- you can't recover certain things like that. >> we have homew
study that now says testing women in their 40s would reduce the risk of dying by 26%. dr. jennifer ashton will help us sort it out. >>> also ahead, what do lady gaga and the dall lay lla dall common? they're both on twitter along with about 100 million other people around the world. we'll have to twitter how-to lesson and show you why celebrities in particular love tweeting. >>> but first, we want to get the latest on that big storm all up and down the east coast today. dave price is in wilmington, north carolina. good morning, dave. >> good morning to you, maggie. this is what happens when you get 20 plus inches of rain over four or five days in a row. there's just nowhere for this water to go. and that's the big concern throughout north carolina and, indeed, up and down much of the mid atlantic states as we head through the next 24 hours. right now we broken all sorts of records. you can see the storm system combines the remnants of tropical storm nicole and low pressure system. as a result, a lot of moisture rolling up the eastern seaboard now severe weather is a tlit as well. t
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, in today's modern life, when everybody sort of -- jennifer aniston is saying i don't need a man for a baby, there is a lot of that going on. i don't need a stupid name. >> it is an interesting concept. in egypt, with a lot of old-fashioned values, the women always keep their own name, it is their father's name, they say it is a sign of disrespect to say -- >> that would have never happened in egypt, right? >> the woman always -- when my parents came to the country, my mom had a different name from my dad, you're married, yeah, well, your names are different, yeah, but we're married. it is just a different culture. they think of it in a different way. interesting. >> and if you read hoda's book, which comes out very soon, you'll learn that and so much more about her. i personally was very surprised about the many, many things i learned about hoda. but you'll have to wait. though you can order it now. working the order. they can order it on amazon and barnes & noble. >> aren't you the nicest thing going? >> i'll sell this book for you, baby. >> there is plenty about kathie lee in it too. >>
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